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Flat peaks seen after changing lamp on a 2424 ELS Detector - WKB10039

Article number: 10039

SYMPTOMS

  • 2424 lamp recently changed
  • Peaks now show very high LSUs
  • Peaks appear to be off the chart/flat-topped

ENVIRONMENT

  • 2424 Evaporative Light Scattering Detector (ELSD)

CAUSE

The gain is set too high for the new lamp.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Run the Auto Gain feature on the detector.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

To run Auto Gain, press DIAG 3, and then press Enter. See additional notes in the operator's guide (page 95; 3-31).

2424_Evaporative_Light_Scattering_Detector_Operator's_Guide_71500121802rb.pdf

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